How to Find Deleted Facebook Pages

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When a Facebook page is deleted, it's not necessarily gone for good. The Internet has a long memory, and there are multiple ways to locate a deleted Facebook page if you—or a potential boss—are curious enough. If you've deleted your Facebook page by mistake, or later changed your mind, you can also use these methods to recover your data and create a new one.

Step 1

Check the Internet Archive at "www.archive.org." The website specializes in retaining old copies of various websites, called cached pages.

Step 2

Check Google's cache by searching the following string on Google: Site:facebook.com "Your Name"

If any results appear, click the "Cached" link under the result to see Google's saved copy of it.

Step 3

Check Bing's cache by searching the following string on Bing: Site:facebook.com "Your Name"

If any results appear, click the "Cached page" link under the result to see Bing's saved copy of it.

Step 4

Check Yahoo's cache by searching the following strong on Yahoo.com: Site:facebook.com "Your Name"

If any results appear, click the "Cached" link under the result to see Yahoo's saved copy of it.

Tip

If no results appear, try modifying the phrase you put for "Your Name” to a different string, like including your middle initial or middle name (or someone else's name). You can also try listing keywords without the quotation marks; the quotation marks tell the engine to search for exactly the words inside them in exactly that order.

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